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Apple Opening New Store in Brooklyn
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 10, 2014

Apple already has a notable and iconic presence in New York City, but there has been plenty of rumors lately that the company would expand its retail output in the city. That has been confirmed today as Cupertino confessed it would be opening a new store in the Williamsburg neighbourhood in the borough of Brooklyn.

Interactive Graph of Apple and Samsung Flagship Cost
By Luke Jones on Saturday December 06, 2014

Apple and Samsung have been locked in a war over which company dominates the smartphone market for years, with Samsung's slew of Galaxy devices topping market share while Apple's iPhone steal the thunder for an individual handset. Neither the iPhone 6 or the Galaxy S5 are cheap devices, they occupy the flagship area and offer premium appeal and high end specs. However, how much does it cost to actually source the components for these smartphones?

Apple Makes Most Revenue from LTE Devices
By Luke Jones on Friday December 05, 2014

Apple's hold on the smartphone market is big across the board, but in terms of sheer numbers Cupertino usually loses out to Samsung. Not in the LTE side of things though as Apple once again topped data for raking in the most revenue for LTE enabled devices. In fact, in almost every aspect of smartphones and tablets, when it comes to generating income, Apple bests them all, even if Samsung dominates sales charts.

Apple and Android Continue Global Growth
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 04, 2014

Kantar Worldpanel has released its quarterly research into smartphone market share and the data revealed that Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus started to take hold as they pushed iOS up in most markets.

Apple Cuts Waiting Time for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to Days
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 04, 2014

Apple has enjoyed enormous success with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, two devices that have been so popular that they even rode the "bendgate" saga. They have sold in tens of millions, dominated the Thanksgiving Holiday and will be the big selling devices of Christmas too. The demand is so high that there is still a waiting list for orders of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus over at Apple's official website.

iPhone 6 Plus Dominated Phablet Sales
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 04, 2014

Apple was once dead against large screen phones, but with the iPhone 6 Plus the company climbed down from its pretty high horse. Cupertino's 5.5-inch device entered the phablet market very late, an area of the smartphone world dominated by Android devices, especially those made by Samsung, the Galaxy Note series. However, Apple can feel pretty jolly about the result as the iPhone 6 Plus has swept all before it, including Samsung's fantastic Galaxy Note 3 and Note 4.

Black Friday Dominated by iOS and Apple
By Luke Jones on Monday December 01, 2014

Black Friday was a massive success for retailers once again as consumers flocked to stores (both online and not) to get their hands on one of the fabulous deals on offer. After bumper weekend in the United States the weekend has salvaged smaller retailer's year, while for the big boys it has added more money to the coffers.

iOS Dominates Thanksgiving Shopping
By Luke Jones on Friday November 28, 2014

The battle between Apple's iOS and Google's Android shows no signs of stopping, and it is actually a war that I have said no side needs to win. The platforms and the company's go about things differently enough that both can be winners, as indeed both have been so far. Android is the platform with the market behind it, the weight of numbers giving it the most coverage in the consumer space. Apple on the other hand plays the percentages of having the most desirable products and services and monetizing them beyond even Google's levels.

Apple to Cut iPhone 5c in 2015
By Luke Jones on Thursday November 27, 2014

According to numerous reports today, Apple is set to discontinue the iPhone 5s in 2015, bringing its "affordable" iPhone to an end. Cupertino has already instructed its suppliers Foxconn and Wistron to tone down production and will stop selling the device in the middle of 2015.

Samsung to Pay Apple Royalties, Sort Of
By admin on Thursday November 27, 2014

Apple and Samsung have been locked in a constant war over the last two years as the companies fight each other in the courtrooms. Apple has already won several cases over Samsung in regards to patent infringements, but Cupertino was not happy with the punishment meted out to its Korean rival. It seems that Apple may have its way as Samsung could stand to be punished further.